All requests for a pre-filing meeting for a Section 401 Water Quality Certification per 40 CFR 121.4 must be provided in writing to MDEQ at least 30 days prior to submitting a certification request. All requests must be addressed to Carrie Barefoot (or Krystal Rudolph), Environmental Permits Division. All request submitted after regular business hours will be considered received the next business day. The project proponent should provide a list of other required state, interstate, tribal, territorial, and federal authorizations and to describe the anticipated timeline for construction and operation. In addition project proponents are encouraged to address the review factors in the Scope of Review for 401 Water Quality Certifications outlined in 11 Administrative Code Part 6 Rule 1.3.4.A as part of the meeting request.

Please only submit the following form for Individual 401 WQC Request.